What Goes Up Must Come Down!

F/11.0, 1/500, ISO 250.

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

What did the birthday balloon say to the pin?

”Hi, Buster.”

Interesting Fact:  The convention has also become a major showcase of New Mexican culture and history and features numerous cultural exhibitions .The fiesta is one of Albuquerque’s largest tourist attractions and constitutes a major source of income for the city and local businesses. In 2015, the fiesta logged 955,703 visitors.[4] Typically, tourists and fiesta visitors take thousands of pictures of the balloons, so it is no surprise that for several years the fiesta was sponsored by Kodak and was given the title, the Kodak Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, though that title was usually only used in print ads and on official memorabilia. In 2018 the fiesta is being presented by Canon, a Japanese camera and imaging company.[5]  ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albuquerque_International_Balloon_Fiesta#Local_impact )

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8 Comments

  1. I loved all your posts about the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta! My brother has been a volunteer with the Fiesta for over 30 years and his wife is a balloon pilot. It’s their favorite week of the year. One day I hope to travel there to see it in person.

    • Oh wow that’s amazing, and you should definitely make your way out there it is quite a sight to see. Thank you very much for stopping by and sharing with us. Happy Blogging! 🙂

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